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Evaluation of microcracking in two carbon-fiber/epoxy-matrix composite cryogenic tanks

Evaluation of microcracking in two carbon-fiber/epoxy-matrix composite cryogenic tanks

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Marshall Space Flight Center, Available from NASA Center for AeroSpace Information, [2001] in Marshall Space Flight Center, Ala, Hanover, MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Graphite-epoxy composites.,
  • Pressure vessels.,
  • X-33 reusable launch vehicle.,
  • Storage tanks.,
  • Cryogenic fluid storage.,
  • Microcracks.,
  • Liquid hydrogen.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementA.J. Hodge.
    Series[NASA technical memorandum] -- NASA/TM-2001-211194., NASA technical memorandum -- 211194.
    ContributionsGeorge C. Marshall Space Flight Center.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17720224M

    microcracking test sites on SH 47 and IH frontage road projects. The research team also coordinated construction and monitored performance of controlled test sites constructed with two different cement contents, 4 and 8 percent, at Texas A&M University’s Riverside Campus. In addition to microcracking test sites, the Riverside facility also. X composite LH2 cryotank 1 1 1 ¢ 1 ¢1û ü1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 ¢ 1 1 ¢1ý _þï1 1 1.

    A critical concern with composite materials is matrix microcracking at cryogenic temperatures.2 Microcracking allows permeation of the cryogenic fluid into the bulk polymer matrix which can result in catastrophic failure. For composite tanks to be a viable replacement to the current tanks, an approach must be taken which reduces permeability of. Composite type Qualities Application Sources for cracks Ref. Carbon fibre/PEEK Biocompatible, low wear rate, chemical stability, imaging capability, tailored stiffness Medical implants, aerospace structures Impact loading [–] Carbon fibre/E-epoxy Light, stiff, strong Military and civil aircraft parts, cryogenic fuel tanks.

    Cryogenic fuel tanks have traditionally been egg-shaped bottles fabricated of welded titanium. However, with the cost of placing material in orbit roughly $10, per pound, a strong incentive has emerged to reduce vehicle weight and increase payload space on reusable space launch vehicles. The intent of the work proposed here is to ascertain the viability of ionic liquid (IL) epoxy based carbon fiber composites for use as storage tanks at cryogenic temperatures. This IL epoxy has been specifically developed to address composite cryogenic tank challenges associated with achieving NASA's in-space propulsion and exploration goals.


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Hello Select your address Best Sellers Customer Service New Releases Find a Gift Today's Deals Customer Service New Releases Find a Gift Today's DealsCited by: 2. NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS). NASA has long been interested in using carbon fiber composite tanks for cryogenic storage of fuel components such as liquid oxygen and liquid hydrogen.

In particular, their high strength to weight ratio gives them a clear advantage over strictly aluminum or titanium tanks; a 20–40% weight reduction can be : R.N. Grugel, W.C. Hastings, E. Rabenberg, W.F. Kaukler, C. Henry.

The composite tank is approximately m in length and m in diameter, and weighs less than kg, the weight saving is 18% compared to metal tank of similar construction. The. Two graphite/epoxy cryogenic pressure vessels were evaluated for microcracking.

The X LH2 tank lobe skins were extensively examined for microcracks. Specimens were removed from the inner skin of the X tank for tensile testing. The data obtained from these tests were used to model expected microcrack density as a function of : A.

Hodge. Rock stress and rock damaging are some of the main obstacles encountered when designing and constructing engineering projects with rock. This book will provide a basis to interpret acoustic emission (AE) as damage processes in stressed rock, with applications to stress measurements, size effects, source mechanisms, and fracture mechanics.

The nature of rock will be described as a crystalline. This work focuses on the problem of the fiber/epoxy interface where mismatch at cryogenic temperatures can lead to detrimental microcracking and leaking. Here a novel epoxy, 1,3-bis(glycidyl)imidazolium bis((trifluoromethyl)sulfonyl)imide [4] is assessed for potential in making carbon fiber composites for cryogenic applications.

The temperature at which microcracking occurred in symmetrical cross‐ply carbon‐fiber/epoxy composite materials was predicted with a yield‐stress‐based failure model. A fracture mechanics analysis of the in situ strength of the ply groups in a composite material was combined with a compound beam determination of thermal stress.

The cryogenic tanks are the dominating components of the vehicle structure. To achieve weight reduction of the next-generation launch vehicles, carbon fiber reinforced polymeric-based composites are being explored for cryogenic liquid fuel tank. A composite cryotank structure can save 30% by weight than lithium aluminum alloy.

Research on the Damage Behaviors of CFRP Laminates with Polymer Films for Cryogenic Tank Application Journal of the Japan Society for Composite Materials, Vol. 34, No. 1 An Initial and Progressive Failure Analysis for Cryogenic Composite Fuel Tank Design.

Report of the X LH2 Tank]. The inner and outer face-sheets of the sandwich wall design were made of IM7/, a toughened carbon/epoxy composite [Cytec]. After fabrication, preflight proof testing was then performed. The tank had successfully completed the first of a series of tests but failed.

The Cryogenic Fluid Management Experiment (CFME) includes a liquid hydrogen tank supported in a vacuum jacket by two fiberglass epoxy composite trunnion mounts. microcracking and delamination, which can lead to increased laminate permeability.

This work presents a combined experimental and numerical approach for predicting damage and permeability in composite laminates and linerless cryogenic tanks. A novel extended finite element (XFEM)-based methodology for the combined. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Discover Book Depository's huge selection of A J Hodge books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Currently focused on investigating the influence of the composite surface structure on the peel strength of metallized CFRP epoxies, the vessels are being produced using XU / Aradura high toughness resin system from Huntsman, processed via Resin Transfer Molding (RTM).

Due to its high fracture toughness, the department has commented that Huntsman’s resin system is particularly. The strain that a laminate can reach before microcracking depends strongly on the toughness and adhesive properties of the resin system.

For brittle resin systems, such as most polyesters, this point occurs a long way before laminate failure, and so severely limits the strains to. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker.

Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Evaluation of Advanced Composite Structures Technologies for Application to NASA's Vision for Space Exploration". Cryogenic Microcracking of Carbon Fiber/Epoxy Composites: Influences of Fiber-Matrix Adhesion but this work is original in that it examined how fiber-matrix adhesion affected the behavior of composite materials at cryogenic temperatures.

Development of a Pressure Box to Evaluate Reusable-Launch-Vehicle Cryogenic-Tank Panels, NASA-TM. Influence of elastomer distribution on the cryogenic microcracking of carbon fiber/epoxy composites.

Matthieu Nobelen. University of Washington, Department of Chemical Engineering, Polymeric Composites Laboratory, Seattle, Washington ‐, USA. Search for. Matrix Microcracking in Composites 3 3 4 5 Total Thickness of 90˚ Plies (mm) 0 2 Strain to First Microcrack (%) 1 Figure 1 The strain to initiate microcracking in glass-reinforced [0=90] slaminates as a function of the total thickness of the 90– 0–plies each have a constant thickness of data is from Ref.

[2].With high cement contents, two microcracking sessions may be needed as suggested in European literature Microcracking does not hurt the in-service base stiffness In most conditions, perform microcracking with 3 passes after two days curing When constructing in cooler seasons (avg daily temp microcracking.composite tanks [1].

The cryogenic storage tank requires that the permeability is extremely low, in fact almost impermeable, so that the cryogenic fuel will not leak through the walls of the storage after cryogenic cycling. Therefore, the gas permeability of the material is a critical factor for effective and reliable performance.